Destination Midwest

The hosted-buyer event for top-level, pre-qualified meetings and incentive professionals looking to book business in the Midwest.

 


ABOUT DESTINATION MIDWEST

Join your industry peers for the must attend hosted-buyer event—bringing together the most highly-qualified meeting and incentive buyers with top destinations, hotels/resorts, attractions, DMCs, DMOs and tourism offices from the Midwest U.S. Meet buyers who are ready to book business in: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

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Learn

Learn

Learn from, and be inspired by, our guest speakers who will provide targeted education specific to your needs as a meeting and incentive planner.

Connect

Connect

Connect with premier suppliers from the Midwest U.S. during pre-scheduled one-on-one business appointments and unique experiential activities.

Enjoy

Enjoy

All qualified buyers will be fully hosted by Northstar Meetings Group, including airfare, accommodation, meals and planned activities.

Sunday, October 3

3:00 6:00pm
Registration
6:00 6:30pm
Site Inspection (planners only)
6:30 8:30pm
Welcome Reception

Monday, October 4

7:30am 8:15am
Breakfast, Welcome & Sponsor presentation
8:15 9:15am
Educational Session
9:30 12:15pm
One-on-One Buyer/Supplier Appointments (10)
12:30 5:00pm
Lunch and, off-site activities
5:00pm 8:30pm
Sponsored Dinner off-site
8:30pm
Transfer back to hotel

Tuesday, October 5

7:30 8:15am
Sponsored Breakfast
8:15 9:30am
Educational Session
9:45 12:30pm
One-on-One Buyer/Supplier Appointments (10)
1:00 2:30pm
Farewell Lunch

INFORMATION

Those who are selected to attend will participate in:

  • Pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with key suppliers from the Midwestern U.S.
  • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speakers

Follow along on Instagram: #DestinationMidwest

Follow along on LinkedIn: #DestinationMidwest

To learn more why past buyers say this event is the best networking and education experience in the meetings and incentive industry, please contact Nicole Goddeyne.

BECOME A SPONSOR

This unique event is hosted by Northstar Meetings Group’s leading brands — Successful Meetings, Meetings & Conventions and Incentive magazine. 

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EXHIBITORS

LIMITED AVAILABILITY (FEE FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPLIERS)

    Enterprise Package

    SPONSORSHIPS

    LIMITED AVAILABILITY (FEE FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPLIERS)



      Exhibitor Package Rates & Premium Sponsorship Opportunities

      For exhibitor package rates and premium sponsorship opportunities, please contact your business development director or: Shalise DeMott.

      Contact your Northstar Meetings Group business development representative.

      Hilton Branson Convention Center

      In historic downtown Branson, connected to the Branson Convention Center

      200 East Main Street
      Branson, Missouri 65616, USA
      417-336-5400

      Buyers: We will make your reservations for you.

      Suppliers: You will receive information as the event approaches to book your accommodations.

       

      FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OR:

      Suppliers Contact:

      Shalise DeMott

      Vice President, Sales

      [email protected]

      Event Logistics Contact:

      Andrea Hennings

      Meeting Planner - Consultant

      [email protected]